Paddy Walsh

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Ireland’s racecourse body is in talks with bookmakers to try and reverse the slide in on-track betting but concede it is very difficult to see what ca(...)

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has stressed there is no question of Irish racing playing second-fiddle when coverage of the sport switches to the Racing U(...)

Davy Russell on board Apple’s Jade (left) and Robbie Power on board Supasundae at Leopardstown over Christmas. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Disquiet at the prospect of the Racing UK channel taking over the broadcasting of Irish racing next year has led to a call for the matter to be referr(...)

Photograph: Russell Pritchard/Inpho/Presseye

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has said the switch of live racing pictures from the At The Races channel to Racing UK next year is a “retrograde” step w(...)

The Digital Hub is the largest cluster of technology, digital media and internet companies in Ireland.

Hundreds of companies have passed through the doors of Dublin’s Digital Hub since it was established in 2003, with household names such as Amazon and (...)

Election posters outside Government Buildings in Dublin as the 2016 general election campaign gets underway. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Crowdfunding may be more commonly associated with the latest innovations and technology – or indeed cat cafes – but it has also been used to good effe(...)

Sipo can initiate its own investigations into office holders, such as Ministers, if it receives complaints

Viewers of RTÉ’s investigation of political lobbying may be surprised to learn that the Standards in Public Office Commission (Sipo), the statutory bo(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin has launched the new site, lobbying.ie. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Thousands of companies and organisations will be required to declare on the new online register of lobbying which has been launched by Minister for Pu(...)

Dundalk’s   floodlit all-weather track for flat racing. A floodlit jumps course is being planned for the Louth venue. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk’s plans to build a €3.5 million floodlit, jumps all-weather course, possibly opening in 2016, appear to have attracted mixed early notices wit(...)